muscle soreness

muscle soreness

A nonspecific term used to describe general discomfort in a muscle or muscle group that is the result of disease, trauma, or exertion. See: delayed onset muscle soreness

delayed-onset muscle soreness

Abbreviation: DOMS
Muscle tenderness, decreased strength, and decreased range of motion that develops 12 to 24 hr following strenuous exercise and peaks in intensity between 24 to 48 hr, although symptoms may persist 72 hr or more. DOMS may result from microtearing of muscular fibers, lactic acid accumulation, local inflammatory response, and/or physiochemical changes within the muscle fibers. Muscle soreness is most pronounced following eccentric exercise. See: eccentric exercise; inflammation
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